ORLANDO, Fla. - Residents are being warned to stay vigilant as Hurricane Isaias moves closer to Florida.
Several sandbag locations have opened up to help Central Florida residents prepare their homes.
You are encouraged to bring your own shovels to many locations.
Below is a list of places where you can get free sandbags and fill them up:
Brevard County (10 free sandbags per vehicle)
- Eastern Florida State College, Palm Bay campus, 250 Community College Parkway SE
- Calvary Chapel, Melbourne, Viera campus, 2852 Fellowship Place
- Mitchell Ellington Park, 575 West Hall Road, Merritt Island
- Chain of Lakes Park, 2300 Truman Scarborough Way, Titusville
Locations will be open on Saturday, August 1, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. The Brevard County Sheriff's Office will have supervised inmates filling and loading sandbags for residents.
Orange County (10 free bags per household)
- Barnett Park: 4801 W. Colonial Dr.
- Bithlo Community Park: 18501 Washington Ave.
- Downey Park: 10107 Flowers Ave.
- Meadow Woods Park: 1751 Rhode Island Woods Cir.
- West Orange Recreational Complex: 309 Southwest West Crown Point Rd. This complex has limited hours on Sundays -- 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Ocoee Public Works Department: 301 Maguire Road -- Open daily through August 7 from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Most sites are open seven days a week through August 1 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. One free package of face masks and travel-size hand sanitizers will be given per household.
Seminole County (15 sandbags per household)
- Boombah Seminole County Sports Complex: 3450 East Lake Mary Boulevard, Sanford. Open between 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Lake Mary Sports Complex, Ballfield Parking Lot: 440 Rantoul Lane, Lake Mary. Open Thursday, July 30, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, July 31, 8 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.
- Longwood Candyland Park: 599 Longdale Avenue, Longwood. Open Friday, July 31 to Saturday, August 1, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Oviedo Public Works: 1725 Evans Street, Oviedo. Open Thursday, July 30 to Friday, July 31, 8 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
- Sanford Public Works Facility: 800 West Fulton Street, Sanford. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Daytona Beach (10 sandbags per household)
- Parking lot off of Jean Street, east of the police department’s Midtown Precinct at 995 Orange Ave., until 5 p.m. Friday, July 31, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.
- Public Works facility at 950 Bellevue Ave., until 5 p.m. Friday and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Residents are asked to bring their own shovels to fill bags.
Altamonte Springs (15 bags per household)
- Eastmonte Park: 830 Magnolia Drive off S. Ronald Reagan Blvd., Altamonte Springs. Open on Friday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Westmonte Recreation Center: 624 Bills Lane off Spring Oaks Blvd., Altamonte Springs. Open on Friday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Residents must bring their own shovel as this is a self-service operation.
New Smyrna Beach
- Sports Complex: Sunset Drive -- Friday, July 31 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Staff will provide either 10 pre-filled sandbags at the football stadium or 15 fillable bags in the field next to the entrance to individuals with proof of residency. Residents must bring their own shovel if they choose to fill their own bags.
- Maintenance Operations Headquarters: 124 Industrial Park Ave. Sand only will be available 24 hours a day. Residents must bring their own supplies, including shovels and bags. Pillowcases and doubled-up trash bags may be used in a pinch as sandbag alternatives.
Ormond Beach (10 sandbags per household, must bring own shovel)
- Nova Community Center: 440 N Nova Rd, Ormond Beach. Open from Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Sunday: 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Port Orange (12 sandbags per household)
- Adult Center: 4790 S Ridgewood Ave. Begins on Thursday, July 30, at 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm (or until supplies run out).
- Coraci Sports Complex: 5200 Coraci Blvd. Open on Thursday, July 30, from 2:30 pm to 7:30 pm (or until supplies run out).
Both locations will also be open tomorrow, Friday, July 31, starting at 7:30 am - 7:30 pm (or until supplies run out). Residents should bring their own shovels.
DeLand (10 bags per household)
- Parking lot south of Melching Field along Hubbard Avenue: Thursday, July 30, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday, July 31, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. Residents must bring their own shovel.
Flagler County (10 sandbags per household)
- Flagler Technical College at 5633 N. Oceanshore Blvd., The Hammock
- Santa Maria Del Mar Catholic Church, 915 N. Central Ave.
- Palm Coast Public Works Yard, 1 Wellfield Grade, off U.S. 1 and just north of Palm Coast Parkway, Palm Coast
All three locations are open until 5 p.m. Friday, July 31, and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, August 1.
*This list will be updated as more locations are announced.